Argentinas revenue from copper exports fell in the first
two months of this year compared with the same period in 2012,
according to the countrys national statistics agency.
Copper export revenue slid 30.8
percent to $130 million from $188 million and revenue from
exports of silver concentrates fell 16.6 percent to $50
million, but aluminum exports jumped 85 percent to $89 million
in the same comparison thanks to increased sales to the United
States, while revenue from gold exports soared to $100 million
from $25 million.
Argentinas total exports amounted to $11.4 billion in
the first two months of 2013, down from $12 billion in the same
period last year.
A version of this article was first published by AMM sister
publication Metal Bulletin.